1.23.13 Mike Wiggins, Jr., tribal chairman of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Ojibwe, testifies at the only scheduled public hearing on the mining bill.
"...When we talk about the destruction of these resources, it's why we sit here and get back to this whole notion of the fact that because we're directly downstream and set to endure the impacts of this project, we view it as an imminent threat. The imminent threat really manifests itself as a form of genocide. Genocide."
For more on the mining bill, read The Million Dollar Bill, by Rebecca Kemble: